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Liner shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd has renewed the contract of its CEO early for five years, showing again its vote of confidence to Rolf Habben Jansen.

Specifically, the company’s board has approved an early renewal of the contract of chief executive officer (CEO) Rolf Habben Jansen, which runs until 31 March 2027, for five years, until 31 March 2029, Hapag-Lloyd said in a statement in its website on Thursday.

Rolf Habben Jansen has been a member of the Executive Board since 1 April 2014 and the CEO of Hapag-Lloyd AG since 1 July 2014.

Michael Behrendt, chairman of the supervisory board of Hapag-Lloyd AG, said: “Rolf Habben Jansen has been doing an excellent job for Hapag-Lloyd for almost a decade. During this time, he has continuously evolved the company strategically, significantly internationalised it and kept it safely on a growth course despite occasionally rough seas.

“By renewing the appointment of Rolf Habben Jansen, the Supervisory Board is focusing on continuity and is at the same time convinced that this will make an important contribution to the continued success story of Hapag-Lloyd.”

Meanwhile, the supervisory board has agreed to extend the contract of chief information officer and chief human resources officer Donya-Florence Amer for another five years, to 31 January 2030.

Donya-Florence Amer was appointed to the Executive board of Hapag-Lloyd AG as chief information officer on 1 February 2022. In addition, she has been the chief human resources officer since 1 May 2022.

Source: Hapag-Lloyd